Voyage fait a la Terre Sainte en l’année MDCCXIX. Contenant la Description de la Ville de Jerusalem, tant Ancienne que Moderne, avec les Moeurs et les Coustumes des Turcs.

LADOIRE, F. Marcel.

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Small 8vo. [10], 398 pp., [10], full calf, gilt decorated & raised spine, marbled edges, covers restored, edges scuffed, light damp stain to margins of first 48 pages not affecting text, last 6 pages [399-408] contain a translation of the commandment for the repair the Holy Places (Saint Lieux), from the libraries of Anne Hales with her inscription on title page, bookplate verso front cover, Baronet of Woodchurch, Ex-libris of the Carmel de la Réparation à Paris, Jean Baptiste Coignard, Paris, 1720.

Synopsis

First and apparently only edition. The only work written by Ladoire, a French priest who started a visit to the Holy Land in January 1719.
Note: “Traduction du Commandement pour la reparation des Saints Lieux, adressé au Modlah … au Capigi Bachi … & à Moustapha, cy-devant Defterdar à la Sublime Porte”: p. [399-408].
Bibliographic references: Blackmer, 940; Weber 840; Tobler p. 122. Röhricht p. 301.

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